Meanwhile -- Stalin dreaming -- Sharks -- The angel of entropy -- The ones without visas -- Street of swans -- Iggy ugly -- Biscuit baby -- Thoreau's laundry -- Romantic fever -- Autumn, 1911 -- Will build to suit
Starkweather's eyes -- Seven -- Babyman -- Walt and Dixie -- Insolence -- What hurts the fish -- And Quinn -- The emptyheart boy -- Broken promise land -- Coffee -- The glass boat -- The velvet shelf -- River Street
A casualty of the Vietnam War on the home front. Joellen Stein of New Jersey falls for Joe Handy, they have some good times, then he goes off to Vietnam and is killed. Joellen meets Charlieo, he goes off to Vietnam, returning a changed, brutal man. Joellen meets a third boy--will she be luckier this time? Topics: Teenagers, Loss (Psychology)
"Some of the stories in this collection appeared first in slightly different form in the following publications: 'Another Way to Make Cleopatra Cry' as 'An Everyday,' in Alaska Quarterly Review; 'Copper Leaves Waving,' in The New Orleans Review; 'Glass Box' as 'Glass Box, 1956,' in Alaska Quarterly Review; 'Cantogallo' as 'Izabel Tiago,' in Passages North; and 'Smoke' in Hayden's Ferry Review."
"This collection of essays is the outgrowth of a two-year workshop seminar, the Colloquium on Religion and World Affairs, held at the Divinity School at the University of Chicago"--Pref Topics: Nuclear warfare, Nuclear warfare, Deterrence (Strategy), Deterrence (Strategy)
Purgatory, Nevada -- Very Large Array -- Valley winter -- Magnitude -- Sound -- The sailor who drowned in the desert -- Temptation -- Shanty Irish -- Shopping with girls -- The saint -- Closed Mondays -- The leaper -- The Republic of Texas -- The inhalatorium -- Observations of bumblebee activity during the solar eclipse, June 30, 1954 -- Bern Topic: Southwest, New -- Fiction